Water: More Precious than Gold

By Sharon Delgado and Dianna Suarez Union article:  Water: More Precious than Gold             Even in the wake of the tremendous losses locally caused by the River Fire, and as heat waves, wildfires, drought, and smoke devastate Northern California, Rise Gold continues to inflate the economic benefits of reopening the

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No Climate for Reopening a Mine

Sharon Delgado     As we residents of Nevada County struggle to adapt to extreme drought, heat waves, water shortages, periodic power outages, and threat of forest fires, Rise Gold is trying to persuade us that reopening the Idaho-Maryland mine would do us good. Yet regardless of its recent flawed and deceptive survey, the mine

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The rights of Indigenous People and the Rights of Mother Earth

Dianna Suarez, Michelle Montgomery, Guarionex Delgado, and Sharon Delgado                         for Earth Justice Ministries Published in the Union of April 24, 2021  https://www.theunion.com/opinion/columns/earth-justice-ministries-the-rights-of-indigenous-people-and-the-rights-of-mother-earth/ On April 22, 2021, we here at Earth Justice Ministries observe and celebrate the 51st anniversary of the first Earth Day while

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Earth Day Prayer

Earth Day Prayer Michelle Montgomery Dear Mother Earth, On Earth Day, we humbly stand before you asking for your forgiveness for our selfish actions. We, your children have neglected you, damaged your beautiful Earth, and have been creating more problems for any Mother to bear. We stand before you now as the hours are becoming

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